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  • Ga. Aviation Hall of Fame to induct 4 new members

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Museum of Aviation officials say four new names will soon be added to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. The museum in Warner Robins is planning to host an enshrinement ceremony for the new inductees April 26. Organizers say WWII flight instructor Zachary...

  • More than 100 get virus on California cruise

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — More than 100 passengers have contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast. But the cruise line says it has no plans to end the voyage early. Some 104 passengers and 25 crew members on the Crown Princess had been infected...

  • Congress to Iran: Ambassador's application denied

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress said no way to Iran's choice for ambassador to the United Nations, outraged by the prospect of a member of a group responsible for the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran stepping on U.S. soil. The move forces President Barack Obama to make a...

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers. These unusual landmarks are among a number...

  • Stun gun used on rancher's son in cattle roundup

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tensions have escalated between protesters and federal police who used a stun gun on a son of a Nevada rancher fighting a roundup of cattle that he claims have historical grazing rights northeast of Las Vegas. No serious injuries were reported and no arrests were...

  • Oklahoma Democratic leader calls for museum vote

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House's top Democrat on Thursday called on the chamber's Republican leaders to schedule a vote on whether to provide funding to complete the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum in Oklahoma City. House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Oklahoma...

  • Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help. Doctors have long said...

  • Mayor proposes closing Santa Fe Plaza to vehicles

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    SANTE FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe's newly elected mayor is proposing that the northern New Mexico city close its historic downtown plaza to vehicles, an idea causing heartburn for some merchants. Mayor Javier Gonzales introduced his proposal during a City Council meeting on Wednesday,...

  • High-speed rail board adopts new business plan

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The board that oversees the California High-Speed Rail Authority approved a new business plan to submit to state lawmakers Thursday, reflecting lower revenue projections but leaving the 2028 timeline for finishing the $68 billion bullet train unchanged...

  • NJ official on Pulaski Skyway: "We're out of time"

    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gen. Casimir Pulaski, the Polish-born hero of the American Revolutionary War, was made famous by introducing American soldiers to horseback, a much faster means of transportation. Now, the impending partial closure of a northern New Jersey bridge that bears...

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